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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Interfere in ( হস্তক্ষেপ করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) Do not interfere in my job.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.

Idioms:

  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.