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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.

Idioms:

  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Square meal ( পেট ভরা আহার ) He is too poor to have a square meal every day.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.