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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Differ in ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (মতামত) ) They differ in their opinions.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Ashamed for ( লজ্জিত ) I feel ashamed for you.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.

Idioms:

  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )