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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.
  • Live within ( বাঁচা ) He live within his means
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.

Idioms:

  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.