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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Rely on ( নির্ভর করা ) You can rely on him.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.

Idioms:

  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Come off with flying colours ( জয়লাভ করা ) Our School team came off with flying colours.
  • In cold blood ( ঠান্ডা মাথায় ) They committed this murder in cold blood.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.