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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.

Idioms:

  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.