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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rest with ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) The whole matter rests with you.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.

Idioms:

  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.