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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.

Idioms:

  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • pound of flesh ( এক চুল এদিক ওদিক নয় )
  • bad shoot ( অসংগত অনুমান )
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.