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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Arrive at ( পৌঁছানো ) We arrived at the station in time.

Idioms:

  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.