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

  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Aware of ( সচেতন ) Man should aware of the danger of environment pollution.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.

Idioms:

  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide