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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Agree on ( একমত হওয়া (নির্দিষ্ট বিষয়) ) I am agree on this point.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.