"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Occupied with ( নিয়োজিত (কাজ) ) He is occupied with his studies.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.

Idioms:

  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist