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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Attach to ( জুড়ে দেওয়া ) Attach this file to the email.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.

Idioms:

  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.