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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Made of ( তৈরি ) This ring is made of gold.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.