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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.

Idioms:

  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather