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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • Hold good ( প্রযুক্ত হওয়া ) This ruls will not hold good here.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.