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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.

Idioms:

  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist