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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.

Idioms:

  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.