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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.

Idioms:

  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.