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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Tolerant of ( সহিষ্ণু ) We must be tolerant of opposition.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.

Idioms:

  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.