"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.
  • Bound for ( যাত্রার জন্য প্রস্তুত ) The ship is bound for England.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.

Idioms:

  • Out of temper ( ক্রুদ্ধ ) He is out of temper now.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.