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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Access to ( প্রবেশ অধিকার ) Public has no access to this area.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.

Idioms:

  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • Call in question ( সন্দেহ করা ) No one can call his honesty in question.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.