"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.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Careful of ( যত্নবান ) He is careful of his money.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.

Idioms:

  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.