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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Divide into ( বিভক্ত করা (অংশ) ) It was divided into several parts.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.

Idioms:

  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.