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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.

Idioms:

  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.