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

  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Devoid of ( বর্জিত ) He is devoid of common sense.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Weary of ( ক্লান্ত ) He is weary of hard life.

Idioms:

  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.