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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.