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Appropriate Preposition:

  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Supply with ( যোগান দেওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) He supplied us with food.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.

Idioms:

  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.