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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.

Idioms:

  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist