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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Avail of ( সুযোগ গ্রহণ করা ) You must avail yourself of the business.
  • Provide with ( সরবরাহ করা (কোন জিনিস) ) I provide (supply) him with food.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.

Idioms:

  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.