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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.

Idioms:

  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.