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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.

Idioms:

  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.