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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Feel for ( সহানুভূতি অনুভব করা ) I feel for you in your trouble.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.

Idioms:

  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home