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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.
  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.

Idioms:

  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.