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Appropriate Preposition:

  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Impose on ( চাপানো ) The task was imposed on him.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Justice to ( ন্যায় বিচার ) We should do justice to everybody.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.

Idioms:

  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.