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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.

Idioms:

  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.