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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.

Idioms:

  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )