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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.