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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.

Idioms:

  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.