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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Quarrel about ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another about the property.

Idioms:

  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Fall flat ( ফলপ্রসূ না হওয়া ) My advice feel fiat on him.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.