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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Favourable for ( অনুকূল (কোনকিছু) ) This situation is favorable to me for doing this.
  • Care of ( যত্ন নেওয়া ) Take care of your health.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.

Idioms:

  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.