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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.

Idioms:

  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.