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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.

Idioms:

  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.