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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pass for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) He passes for a clever man.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.

Idioms:

  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Ins and outs ( খুঁটিনাটি সব কিছু ) I know the ins and outs of the matter.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up