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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.

Idioms:

  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • Hold good ( প্রযুক্ত হওয়া ) This ruls will not hold good here.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.