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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Part with ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) She parted with the ring.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.

Idioms:

  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.