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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.

Idioms:

  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )