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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.

Idioms:

  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.