"I was reading the dictionary. I thought
it was a poem about everything."
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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait for ( অপেক্ষা করা ) I waited for him for two hours.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Agree to ( একমত হওয়া (প্রস্তাব) ) I can't agree to the proposals.
  • Enquire into ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) He enquired of me into the matter.

Idioms:

  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.