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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.

Idioms:

  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.