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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Satisfied with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am satisfied with him or I am satisfied of the truth.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.

Idioms:

  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • Bed of roses ( আরামদায়ক অবস্থা ) Life is not a bed of roses.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.