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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.

Idioms:

  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.