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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.

Idioms:

  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist