"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.

Idioms:

  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )