"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Think over ( চিন্তা করা (কোনকিছু) ) Think carefully over his advice.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Jump to ( তাড়াহুড়ো করে সিদ্ধান্তে আসা ) Do not jump to a conclusion without much thinking.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.

Idioms:

  • Hold good ( প্রযুক্ত হওয়া ) This ruls will not hold good here.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • a bad apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few bad apples.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.