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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.