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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.

Idioms:

  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.