"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.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Superior to ( উৎকৃষ্টতর ) This type of rice is superior to that.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Sympathy for ( সহানুভূতি ) I have no sympathy for him.
  • Faith with ( বিশ্বাস (ভঙ্গ) ) He broke faith with me.

Idioms:

  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Red letter day ( স্মরণীয় দিন ) The 21 February is a red letter day in the history of Bangladesh.
  • In a hurry ( তাড়াহুড়ার মধ্যে ) Don't do the work in a hurry.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )