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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.

Idioms:

  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.