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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Belong to ( অধিকারে থাকা ) This house is no more belongs to him.

Idioms:

  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.