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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.
  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.

Idioms:

  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.