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Appropriate Preposition:

  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.

Idioms:

  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.