"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.

Idioms:

  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.