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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.
  • Vary from ( আলাদা হওয়া ) His opinion varies from his brother's.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.
  • Crave for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) He craves for wealth.

Idioms:

  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.