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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.

Idioms:

  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.