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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Worthy of ( যোগ্য ) He is worthy of our praise.

Idioms:

  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Flesh and blood ( রক্তমাংসের শরীর ) Flesh and blood cannot bear with such insults.