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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.

Idioms:

  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.