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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.