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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.

Idioms:

  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story