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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.

Idioms:

  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.