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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.

Idioms:

  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.