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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.
  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.

Idioms:

  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.