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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Oblige to ( বাধিত করা ) I am obliged to him for his co-operation.
  • Greed for ( লোভ ) He has no greed for wealth.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.

Idioms:

  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.