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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Comply with ( মেনে নেওয়া ) I shall comply with your request.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.

Idioms:

  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.