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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Lay by ( সঞ্চয় করা ) Lay by something for the old age.
  • Alarmed at ( আতঙ্কিত ) We were alarmed at he news.
  • Rejoice in ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced in her success.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • In a hurry ( তাড়াহুড়ার মধ্যে ) Don't do the work in a hurry.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.