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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Supply to ( যোগান দেওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He supplied food to us.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.

Idioms:

  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.