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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Look at ( তাকানো ) Look at the moon.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.