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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Agree on ( একমত হওয়া (নির্দিষ্ট বিষয়) ) I am agree on this point.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.

Idioms:

  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.