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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.

Idioms:

  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.