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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quarrel with ( কলহ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Look at ( তাকানো ) Look at the moon.

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush