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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Appetite for ( ক্ষুধা ) The patient has no appetite for food.
  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.
  • Make out ( বুঝতে পারা ) I cannot make out what you say.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.

Idioms:

  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.