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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Faith with ( বিশ্বাস (ভঙ্গ) ) He broke faith with me.
  • Look at ( তাকানো ) Look at the moon.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.

Idioms:

  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.