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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Different from ( পৃথক ) This book is different from that.
  • Hope for ( আশা করা ) Let us hope for the best.

Idioms:

  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.