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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Restore to ( ফিরিয়ে দেওয়া ) Restore his property to him.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Opposite to ( বিপরীত ) Your idea is opposite to mine.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.