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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )