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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.

Idioms:

  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.