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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Disgusted with ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Angry at ( রাগান্বিত (কারো আচরণ) ) I am angry at your conduct.

Idioms:

  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.