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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.
  • Yield to ( আত্মসমর্পণ করা ) He Yielded to his enemy.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.

Idioms:

  • At a low ebb ( নিম্নমুখী ) His fame is at a low ebb now.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Beggar description ( বর্ণনাতীত ) The beauty of the Taj beggars description.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.