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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Admit of ( স্বীকৃতি পাওয়া ) Your conduct admits of no excuse.

Idioms:

  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.