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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.

Idioms:

  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )