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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Lack of ( অভাব ) I have no lack of friends.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.

Idioms:

  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.