"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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                     --Steven Wright

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.

Idioms:

  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.