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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.

Idioms:

  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )