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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.

Idioms:

  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.