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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.

Idioms:

  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.