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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Quarrel for ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.

Idioms:

  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.