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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home