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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.

Idioms:

  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )