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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.