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

  • Pity for ( করুণা ) Have pity for the poor.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Composed of ( তৈরি ) Water is composed of Hydrogen and Oxygen.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.

Idioms:

  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.