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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.

Idioms:

  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.