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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Satisfied with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am satisfied with him or I am satisfied of the truth.
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.