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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news

Idioms:

  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.