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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Composed of ( তৈরি ) Water is composed of Hydrogen and Oxygen.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.