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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.

Idioms:

  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.