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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Made of ( তৈরি ) This ring is made of gold.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Divide into ( বিভক্ত করা (অংশ) ) It was divided into several parts.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.

Idioms:

  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.