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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Rich in ( সম্পদশালী ) Bangladesh is rich in minerals.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.

Idioms:

  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.