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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.

Idioms:

  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.