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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.