"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.

Idioms:

  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )