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Appropriate Preposition:

  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.

Idioms:

  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.