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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.

Idioms:

  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.