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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.

Idioms:

  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.