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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Grateful to ( কৃতজ্ঞ (ব্যক্তি) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.

Idioms:

  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.