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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.

Idioms:

  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.