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

  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.

Idioms:

  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.