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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.

Idioms:

  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.