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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.

Idioms:

  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.