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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.
  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.

Idioms:

  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )