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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.

Idioms:

  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family