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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.

Idioms:

  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.