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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.
  • Faith in ( বিশ্বাস ) I have no faith in him.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.

Idioms:

  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.