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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.

Idioms:

  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.