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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.

Idioms:

  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?