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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.

Idioms:

  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )