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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Accompanied by ( সঙ্গী হওয়া ) He was accompanied by his father.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.

Idioms:

  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.