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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.

Idioms:

  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.