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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.

Idioms:

  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.