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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.