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Appropriate Preposition:

  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Famous for ( বিখ্যাত ) Radhanager is famous for the birth place of Raja Rammohan.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Confident to ( আবদ্ধ (শয্যা) ) He is confined to bed.

Idioms:

  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.