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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.

Idioms:

  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.