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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.

Idioms:

  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather