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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Aware of ( সচেতন ) Man should aware of the danger of environment pollution.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.