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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.