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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Fill with ( পরিপূর্ণ ) This tank is filled with water.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.