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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Unite with ( ঐক্যবদ্ধ হওয়া ) Be united with your friends.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Busy with ( ব্যস্ত ) He is busy with his studies.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.

Idioms:

  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.