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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.
  • Feel for ( সহানুভূতি অনুভব করা ) I feel for you in your trouble.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.

Idioms:

  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.