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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Big gun ( নেতৃস্থানীয় ব্যক্তি ) He is a big gun of our locality.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )