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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.

Idioms:

  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )