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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.

Idioms:

  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.