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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.