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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.