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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.

Idioms:

  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.