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Appropriate Preposition:

  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.

Idioms:

  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family