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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.

Idioms:

  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )