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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.

Idioms:

  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.