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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.

Idioms:

  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.