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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.

Idioms:

  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.