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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Quarrel with ( কলহ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.

Idioms:

  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.