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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Interfere in ( হস্তক্ষেপ করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) Do not interfere in my job.
  • Distinguish between ( প্রভেদ করা ) Distinguish between a phrase and a clause.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.