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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Open at ( উন্মুক্ত করা বা খোলা ) Open at page 20 of English book.

Idioms:

  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.