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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Differ on ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যপার) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).

Idioms:

  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.