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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.

Idioms:

  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.