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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.

Idioms:

  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.