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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.

Idioms:

  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.