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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.

Idioms:

  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.