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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Clue to ( সূত্র ) Find out the clue to the mystery.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Opportunity for ( সুযোগ ) I have no opportunity for (of) doing the work.

Idioms:

  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.