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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.

Idioms:

  • Crying need ( জরুরী প্রয়োজন ) Mass education is the crying need of Bangladesh.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.