"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Satisfied with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am satisfied with him or I am satisfied of the truth.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Pros and cons ( খুঁটিনাটি ) You should consider the Pros and cons of the system.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Head and ears ( সম্পূর্ণরূপে ) He is over head and ears in debt.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.