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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Divide between ( ভাগ করা (দুটি বা দুজন) ) Divide the apple between Raqib and Shafique.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.

Idioms:

  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • the exact point ( কাঁটায়-কাঁটায় )
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.