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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Capable to ( সক্ষম ) He is capable of doing this alone.
  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.

Idioms:

  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.