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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.

Idioms:

  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.