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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.

Idioms:

  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.