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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.