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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Owe to ( ঋণী হওয়া ) I owe my all to him.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.

Idioms:

  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.