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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.