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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Faith in ( বিশ্বাস ) I have no faith in him.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.

Idioms:

  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.