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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Assign to ( নির্দিষ্ট করে দেওয়া ) He assigned the task to me.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Destined to ( ভাগ্য নির্দিষ্ট ) He was destined to death.
  • Obstacle to ( বাধা ) Poverty is often obstacle to higher studies.

Idioms:

  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.