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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.
  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.

Idioms:

  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.