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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?

Idioms:

  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )