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

  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Fit for ( যোগ্য ) He is not fit for the job.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Esteem for ( শ্রদ্ধা ) He has esteem for the superiors.

Idioms:

  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.