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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.

Idioms:

  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.