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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.

Idioms:

  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )