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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.