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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.

Idioms:

  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.