"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.
  • Plead with ( ওকালতি করা (ব্যক্তি) ) I pleaded with him for justice.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • In order to ( উদ্দেশ্য ) He came here in order to meet my mother.