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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.

Idioms:

  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story