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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.

Idioms:

  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.