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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.

Idioms:

  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )