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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Faith with ( বিশ্বাস (ভঙ্গ) ) He broke faith with me.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.

Idioms:

  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.