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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.

Idioms:

  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.