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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.
  • Encroach on ( অনধিকার প্রবেশ করা ) Do not encroach on my land.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.

Idioms:

  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.