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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Divide among ( ভাগ করা (দুইয়ের অধিক) ) Divide the mangoes among the boys.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Vexed for ( বিরক্ত (জিনিস) ) He is vexed with me for opposing him.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.