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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.

Idioms:

  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.