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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Obsessed with ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed with the idea.
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Capable to ( সক্ষম ) He is capable of doing this alone.

Idioms:

  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush