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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Vexed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is vexed with me at my conduct.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )