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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.

Idioms:

  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.