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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.

Idioms:

  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Hold good ( প্রযুক্ত হওয়া ) This ruls will not hold good here.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.