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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.

Idioms:

  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.