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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Obsessed with ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed with the idea.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.

Idioms:

  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.