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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.

Idioms:

  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.