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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.

Idioms:

  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.