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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.

Idioms:

  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.