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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.

Idioms:

  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.