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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.

Idioms:

  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.