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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Sensitive to ( সংবেদনশীল ) She is sensitive to cold.
  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Satisfaction in ( সন্তোষ ) I find satisfaction in gardening. Great was his satisfaction with her result.

Idioms:

  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • bell the cat ( সর্তকতার জন্য বিড়ালের গলায় ঘন্টা বাধা ; কোন কাজ যেটা অর্জন করা কঠিন বা অসম্ভব ) Everybody is trying but who actually bell the cat?
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.