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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )