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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.

Idioms:

  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.