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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Trust with ( বিশ্বাস করা (জিনিস) ) You may trust me with the work.
  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.

Idioms:

  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.