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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.