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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.

Idioms:

  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.