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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.

Idioms:

  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.