"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Render into ( অনুবাদ করা ) Render the passage into Hindi.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.