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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.

Idioms:

  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )