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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Need for ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I have no need for more money.

Idioms:

  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.