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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.