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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.