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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Abide by ( মেনে চলা ) One should abide by the rules
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.

Idioms:

  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.