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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Sensible of ( বোধ সম্পন্ন ) She is sensible of the risk.

Idioms:

  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist