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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.

Idioms:

  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.