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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.

Idioms:

  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.