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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.

Idioms:

  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.