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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.

Idioms:

  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )