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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.

Idioms:

  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.