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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Divide into ( বিভক্ত করা (অংশ) ) It was divided into several parts.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.

Idioms:

  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.