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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.

Idioms:

  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.