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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.

Idioms:

  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.