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

  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Apply to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He applied to he Secretary for the post.
  • Angry for ( রাগান্বিত (কোন কিছু) ) I am angry for something.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.

Idioms:

  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.