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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Annoyed with ( বিরক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was annoyed with him for being late.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.

Idioms:

  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.