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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.

Idioms:

  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.