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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Trust to ( বিশ্বাস করা (ব্যক্তি) ) You may trust the work to me.
  • Agree on ( একমত হওয়া (নির্দিষ্ট বিষয়) ) I am agree on this point.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.