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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Live within ( বাঁচা ) He live within his means
  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Tired of ( ক্লান্ত ) I am Tired of doing the same thing day after day.

Idioms:

  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.