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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Remedy for ( প্রতিকার ) There is no remedy for this disease.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.

Idioms:

  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.