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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.

Idioms:

  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.