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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sensible of ( বোধ সম্পন্ন ) She is sensible of the risk.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Quarrel over ( কলহ করা (কোনকিছু) ) They quarreled with one another over the property.

Idioms:

  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • have ones eyes ( কারও হাতে বিস্তর কাজ থাকা )
  • In the mean time ( ইতিমধ্যে ) Lila will come here to-night. In the mean time you should get her room ready.