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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.