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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.

Idioms:

  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.