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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.

Idioms:

  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.