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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.

Idioms:

  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • harp on the same string ( এক কথা বারবার বলা )
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.