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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.

Idioms:

  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.