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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.