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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.