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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.

Idioms:

  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.