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

  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Die from ( মারা যাওয়া (প্রতিক্রিয়া) ) He died form over-eating.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Supply with ( যোগান দেওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) He supplied us with food.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.

Idioms:

  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )