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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.

Idioms:

  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )
  • 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?
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.