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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?

Idioms:

  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.