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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.

Idioms:

  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.