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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.

Idioms:

  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • 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.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.