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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.

Idioms:

  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.