"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
                     --Steven Wright

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Warn of ( সতর্ক করা ) He warned me of the danger.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.

Idioms:

  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story