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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.

Idioms:

  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )