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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.

Idioms:

  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.