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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Need for ( প্রয়োজনীয় ) I have no need for more money.
  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • breathe out ( নিঃশ্বাস ত্যাগ করা ) At last, he breathed his last breath out, and that was the end.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.