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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.

Idioms:

  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • 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.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.