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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Equal with ( সমতুল্য (ব্যক্তি) ) Mr.Karim is equal in rank with Mr.Rahim.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist