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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.

Idioms:

  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.