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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.

Idioms:

  • 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.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.