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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.

Idioms:

  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.