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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.