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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.

Idioms:

  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.