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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Warn of ( সতর্ক করা ) He warned me of the danger.
  • Zealous for ( আগ্রহী ) He is zealous for improvement.
  • Offended at ( বিরক্ত (কোন কাজে) ) I am offended with you at your conduct.
  • Useful to ( প্রয়োজনীয় (ব্যক্তি) ) This book is useful to us for examination.

Idioms:

  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.