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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Prohibit from ( বারণ করা ) I prohibited him from going there.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?

Idioms:

  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.