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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.

Idioms:

  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )