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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Supply to ( যোগান দেওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He supplied food to us.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.

Idioms:

  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.