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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Justice to ( ন্যায় বিচার ) We should do justice to everybody.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.

Idioms:

  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.