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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.

Idioms:

  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.