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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Die for ( মারা যাওয়া (কারণ) ) He died for his country.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.

Idioms:

  • Hush money ( ঘুষ ) He offered a hush money to suppress the murder.
  • By the by ( প্রসঙ্গক্রমে ) By the by I came to know that he was ill.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush