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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Vexed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is vexed with me at my conduct.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.

Idioms:

  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.