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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.
  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Enquire into ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.

Idioms:

  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather