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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.