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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.