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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )