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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Trust with ( বিশ্বাস করা (জিনিস) ) You may trust me with the work.

Idioms:

  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.