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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Laugh at ( বিদ্রুপ করা ) Do not taught at the poor.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.

Idioms:

  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.