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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Enquire into ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.

Idioms:

  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.