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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Prevent from ( বারণ করা ; প্রতিরোধ করা ) I prevented him from going there.‌
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.

Idioms:

  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.