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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.

Idioms:

  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel
  • vile sycophant ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.