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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Succeed in ( সাফল্য লাভ করা ) He will succeed in life.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.

Idioms:

  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • Out of the wood ( বিপদমুক্ত ) He is not yet out of the wood.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.