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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.

Idioms:

  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )