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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.

Idioms:

  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.