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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.

Idioms:

  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.