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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Heir to ( উত্তরাধিকারী (সম্পত্তি) ) He is the heir to his uncle’s property.
  • Rest with ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) The whole matter rests with you.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.

Idioms:

  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.