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

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Abound with ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) The ocean abounds with fish.
  • Entitled to ( অধিকারী ) He is entitled to a reward for his honesty.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.

Idioms:

  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Up and downs ( উন্থানপতন ) There are ups and downs in a man's life.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.