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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.
  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.
  • Sure of ( নিশ্চিত ) I am sure of success.

Idioms:

  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.