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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.

Idioms:

  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush