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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.