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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Care of ( যত্ন নেওয়া ) Take care of your health.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate

Idioms:

  • Get rid of ( মুক্তি পাওয়া ) Try to get rid of that rogue.
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.