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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.

Idioms:

  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • 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.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.