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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.

Idioms:

  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.