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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.
  • Look at ( তাকানো ) Look at the moon.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • Interest in ( আগ্রহ ) He has a special interest in history.
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.

Idioms:

  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.