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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.

Idioms:

  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.