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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.

Idioms:

  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.