"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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                     --Steven Wright

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Weak of ( দূর্বল ) He is weak of understanding.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Play on ( বাজানো ) He played on guitar.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.

Idioms:

  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.