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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Enquire into ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.

Idioms:

  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.