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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.