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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.

Idioms:

  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.