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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Consistent with ( সামঞ্জস্যপূর্ণ ) Your action is not consistent with the rules.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Need of ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I am in need of more money.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.

Idioms:

  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.