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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.