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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.

Idioms:

  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide