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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Divide into ( বিভক্ত করা (অংশ) ) It was divided into several parts.

Idioms:

  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.