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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Quarrel with ( কলহ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) They quarreled with one another for the property.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.
  • Busy with ( ব্যস্ত ) He is busy with his studies.

Idioms:

  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses