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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.