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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.

Idioms:

  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.