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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.