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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Capable to ( সক্ষম ) He is capable of doing this alone.
  • Interfere in ( হস্তক্ষেপ করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) Do not interfere in my job.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.