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Appropriate Preposition:

  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Differ from ( ভিন্নরূপ হওয়া ) This thing differs from that.
  • Die by ( মারা যাওয়া (বিষ) ) He died by poison.

Idioms:

  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.