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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.
  • Offended with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.

Idioms:

  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.