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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Replace with another ( পরিবর্তন করা (একটি জিনিস) ) Replace this chair with new one.

Idioms:

  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )