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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.

Idioms:

  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.