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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Enquire into ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.

Idioms:

  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.