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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.

Idioms:

  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.