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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.

Idioms:

  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.