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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.

Idioms:

  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.