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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.