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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.

Idioms:

  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.