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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Essential to ( অত্যাবশ্যক ) Food is essential to health.

Idioms:

  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses