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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Faith with ( বিশ্বাস (ভঙ্গ) ) He broke faith with me.

Idioms:

  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.