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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.

Idioms:

  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )