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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Limited to ( সীমাবদ্ধ ) Invitation was limited to members only.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.

Idioms:

  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • Bring to light ( প্রকাশ করা ) At last all the facts were brought to light.