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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.