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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Charge on or against ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) Theft was charged on (against) him.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Part with ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) She parted with the ring.
  • Admit to ( ভর্তি করা ) Khadil was admitted to university.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.