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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Rest with ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) The whole matter rests with you.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.

Idioms:

  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.