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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Add to ( যোগ করা ) Add this to that.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.

Idioms:

  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.