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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.