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

  • Contribute to ( দান হিসাবে দেওয়া ) He contributed one thousand taka to the Flood Relief Fund.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Compete with ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন একজন) ) I competed with him for the first prize.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.
  • Die of ( মারা যাওয়া (রোগ) ) He died of cholera.

Idioms:

  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.