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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Assign to ( নির্দিষ্ট করে দেওয়া ) He assigned the task to me.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.

Idioms:

  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.