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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.

Idioms:

  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.