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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Unite with ( ঐক্যবদ্ধ হওয়া ) Be united with your friends.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Equal in ( সমতুল্য (পদমর্যদা) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.

Idioms:

  • Hold good ( প্রযুক্ত হওয়া ) This ruls will not hold good here.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.