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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )