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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Warn of ( সতর্ক করা ) He warned me of the danger.
  • Complain against ( অভিযোগ করা (অন্য ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Hard of ( কম শোনা ) He is hard of hearing.

Idioms:

  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.