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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.

Idioms:

  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.