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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.

Idioms:

  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.