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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.

Idioms:

  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.