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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Hold good ( প্রযুক্ত হওয়া ) This ruls will not hold good here.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.