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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Addicted to ( আসক্ত ) He is addicted to separate.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.

Idioms:

  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.