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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.

Idioms:

  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.