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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.

Idioms:

  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.