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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.

Idioms:

  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • bad debts ( অশোধ্য বা অনাদায়ী ঋন ; যে ঋন শোধ করা যাবে না )
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.