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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.

Idioms:

  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.