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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.