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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Accustomed to ( অভ্যস্ত ) I am accustomed to such a life.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Delight in ( আনন্দ ) He takes delight in music.
  • Devote to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) He devotes much time to study.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.

Idioms:

  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Of course ( অবশ্যই ) Of course, you know what that means
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )