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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.

Idioms:

  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.