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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Made of ( তৈরি ) This ring is made of gold.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.

Idioms:

  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.