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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.