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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.

Idioms:

  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.