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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.

Idioms:

  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.