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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.

Idioms:

  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.