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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.

Idioms:

  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.