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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.

Idioms:

  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )