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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.

Idioms:

  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.