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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.

Idioms:

  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.