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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Respond to ( উত্তর দেওয়া ) Nobody responded to my call.
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.
  • Officiate for ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He officiated for me in that post.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Grateful for ( কৃতজ্ঞ (কোনকিছু) ) I am grateful to you for your help.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.

Idioms:

  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • In the long run ( পরিশেষে ) You will have to suffer in the long run.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.