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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.