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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Alternative to ( বিকল্প ) This question is alternative to that.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Remind of ( মনে করিয়ে দেওয়া (কোনকিছু) ) I reminded him of his promise.

Idioms:

  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • a piece of cake ( খুবই সহজ ) This assignment is a piece of cake
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.