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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Deal with ( ব্যবহার করা ) He deals well with the customers.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.