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

  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Faithful to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) The dog is faithful to his master.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Congratulate on ( অভিনন্দিত করা ) I congratulate you on your success.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.