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

  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Preferable to ( অধিক পছন্দযোগ্য ) Death is preferable to dishonor.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Heir of ( উত্তরাধিকারী (ব্যক্তি) ) He is the heir of his uncle.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.

Idioms:

  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.