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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Appeal for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He appealed for pardon.
  • Provide against ( পূর্বে ব্যবস্থা করা ; সরবরাহ করা ) You must provide against evil days for your children.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.

Idioms:

  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.