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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Remedy for ( প্রতিকার ) There is no remedy for this disease.
  • Annoyed for ( বিরক্ত (কোন কিছু) ) I was annoyed for the music.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )