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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.