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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.

Idioms:

  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.