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Appropriate Preposition:

  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Satisfied with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am satisfied with him or I am satisfied of the truth.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.