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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Busy with ( ব্যস্ত ) He is busy with his studies.

Idioms:

  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.