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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.