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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.

Idioms:

  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.