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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.

Idioms:

  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.