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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Callous to ( উদাসীন ) He is callous to my suffering.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.