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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.

Idioms:

  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.