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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.