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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.

Idioms:

  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.