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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.

Idioms:

  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.