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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Believe in ( বিশ্বাস করা ) I do not believe in his honesty.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Ill with ( অসুস্থ ) He is ill with fever.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.

Idioms:

  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.