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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Complain to ( অভিযোগ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) The complained to the Director against the Manager about her behavior.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).

Idioms:

  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )