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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Need for ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I have no need for more money.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.

Idioms:

  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.