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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.

Idioms:

  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.