"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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                     --Steven Wright

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tired of ( ক্লান্ত ) I am Tired of doing the same thing day after day.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Suffer from ( কষ্ট পাওয়া ) He is suffering from fever.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Compete for ( প্রতিযোগিতা করা (কোন কিছু) ) He competed for the first position.
  • Argue with ( যূক্তি দেখানো (ব্যক্তি) ) I argued with him for the point.

Idioms:

  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • In a fix ( মুশকিলে পতিত ) He is in a fix and does not know what to do.
  • Slow coach ( অলস প্রকৃতির লোক ) You cannot expect much from a slow coach like him.
  • In force ( বলবৎ ) This law is in force now.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )