"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Responsible for ( দায়ী (কোন কার্জ) ) He is responsible to the committee for his action.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.