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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.

Idioms:

  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.