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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )