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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Restore to ( ফিরিয়ে দেওয়া ) Restore his property to him.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.