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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Justice to ( ন্যায় বিচার ) We should do justice to everybody.

Idioms:

  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.