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

  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Want of ( অভাব ) We have no want of money.
  • Informed of ( অবহিত ) I was not informed of your misfortune.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.