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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.

Idioms:

  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.