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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.

Idioms:

  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.