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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Inquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I inquired of him about the matter.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.