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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.

Idioms:

  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.