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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.

Idioms:

  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.