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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • 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?