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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Involved in ( জড়িত ) He is involved in the plot.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.

Idioms:

  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.