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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.

Idioms:

  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.