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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.

Idioms:

  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.