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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.

Idioms:

  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.