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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Open to ( উন্মুক্ত ) His plan is open to objection.

Idioms:

  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.