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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.

Idioms:

  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.