"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Comment on ( মন্তব্য করা ) He commented favorably on the point.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.

Idioms:

  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.