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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Angry at ( রাগান্বিত (কারো আচরণ) ) I am angry at your conduct.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.

Idioms:

  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.