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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.

Idioms:

  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.