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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Compare to ( তুলনা করা (অসদৃশ বস্তু) ) Anger is compared to fire.

Idioms:

  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.
  • bunch of fives ( মুষ্টি ; পাঁচ আঙ্গুলের মুঠো ) Rock can break anything with his bunch of fives.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather