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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.

Idioms:

  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.