"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Lacking in ( অভাব আছে এমন ) He is lacking in courage.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.

Idioms:

  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )