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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.

Idioms:

  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses