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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Trust to ( বিশ্বাস করা (ব্যক্তি) ) You may trust the work to me.
  • Enquire into ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.