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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Accompanied with ( একসঙ্গে ঘটা ) He has fever accompanied with headache.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.

Idioms:

  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses