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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.

Idioms:

  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.