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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.

Idioms:

  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.