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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.

Idioms:

  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up