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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.

Idioms:

  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.