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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Cure of ( আরগ্য হওয়া ) He will be cured of the disease very soon.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.

Idioms:

  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.