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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Overcome with ( দমন করা ) He was overcome with fatigue.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.

Idioms:

  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.