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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Sensitive to ( সংবেদনশীল ) She is sensitive to cold.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.

Idioms:

  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.