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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Restrict to ( সীমাবব্ধ করা ) Admission was restricted to students.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.