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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake