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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Sensitive to ( সংবেদনশীল ) She is sensitive to cold.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.

Idioms:

  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.