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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.