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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.

Idioms:

  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )