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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.

Idioms:

  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.