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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Busy with ( ব্যস্ত ) He is busy with his studies.

Idioms:

  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.