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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Rest with ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) The whole matter rests with you.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Faith with ( বিশ্বাস (ভঙ্গ) ) He broke faith with me.

Idioms:

  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story