"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
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                     --Steven Wright

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Useful for ( প্রয়োজনীয় (উদ্দেশ্য) ) This book is useful to us for examination.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )