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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk of ( কথা বলা (কোন জিনিস) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy of (about, over) the matter.
  • Enquire into ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Busy with ( ব্যস্ত ) He is busy with his studies.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • put a spoke to ones wheel ( কারও উন্নতিতে বাধা হওয়া )
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.