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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Charge with ( অভিযোগ করা (ত্রুটি) ) He was charged with theft.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.

Idioms:

  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up