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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.

Idioms:

  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )