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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Allot to ( বিলি করা ) One room has been allotted to him.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.

Idioms:

  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.