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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.

Idioms:

  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • 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.