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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.

Idioms:

  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.