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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Engaged in ( নিযুক্ত (কাজে) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.

Idioms:

  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )