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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.

Idioms:

  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.