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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.

Idioms:

  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.