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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.

Idioms:

  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.