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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Care of ( যত্ন নেওয়া ) Take care of your health.

Idioms:

  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.