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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Admit into ( প্রবেশাধিকার দেওয়া ) He was admitted into the room.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Ambition for ( উচ্চাকাঙ্খা ) He has no ambition for fame in life.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.

Idioms:

  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.