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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.

Idioms:

  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.