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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.

Idioms:

  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • Out of doors ( বাহিরে ) It is rather cold out of doors.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.