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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Wanting in ( বিহীন ) He is wanting in common sense.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.

Idioms:

  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • blue blood ( অভিজাত বংশের রক্ত বহনকারী )
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )