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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.

Idioms:

  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )