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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.
  • Live within ( বাঁচা ) He live within his means
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.

Idioms:

  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )