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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Relevant to ( প্রাসঙ্গিক ) Your remark is not relevant to the point.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.

Idioms:

  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.