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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.

Idioms:

  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.