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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Quick of ( চটপটে ) He is quick of understanding.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Live by ( কোন উপায়ে বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives by honest means.
  • Warn of ( সতর্ক করা ) He warned me of the danger.

Idioms:

  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Beat black and blue ( প্রচন্ড প্রহার করা ; উত্তম-মধ্যম দেওয়া ) They beat the thief black and blue.