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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Attach to ( জুড়ে দেওয়া ) Attach this file to the email.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Argue for ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him for the point.
  • Envy of ( ঈর্ষা ) I have no envy of him.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.