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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Disgusted at ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.

Idioms:

  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.