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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.

Idioms:

  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )