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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.

Idioms:

  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • In a hurry ( তাড়াহুড়ার মধ্যে ) Don't do the work in a hurry.