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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Restore to ( ফিরিয়ে দেওয়া ) Restore his property to him.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.

Idioms:

  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.