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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.

Idioms:

  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )