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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Qualified for ( যোগ্য ) He is qualified for the post.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Displeased with ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.