"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.
  • Angry at ( রাগান্বিত (কারো আচরণ) ) I am angry at your conduct.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.

Idioms:

  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • 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.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.