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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.

Idioms:

  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )