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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.

Idioms:

  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.