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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Busy with ( ব্যস্ত ) He is busy with his studies.
  • Angry at ( রাগান্বিত (কারো আচরণ) ) I am angry at your conduct.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.

Idioms:

  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )