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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Rob of ( অপহরণ করা ) Somebody robbed him of his purse.
  • Think of ( চিন্তা করা (ব্যক্তি) ) What do you think of (about) him?
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Aware of ( সচেতন ) Man should aware of the danger of environment pollution.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • bad faith ( বিশ্বাসঘাতকতা )
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • Come to light ( প্রকাশিত হওয়া ) Their private talk has come to light at last.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.