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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Free from ( মুক্ত ) He is now free from danger.
  • Live on ( খেয়ে বাঁচা ) The cow lives on grass.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.

Idioms:

  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • reinvent the wheel ( এমন কোনকিছু তৈরিতে সময় নষ্ট করা যা বর্তমানে বিদ্যমান ও ঠিকঠাক কাজ করে ) There's no point in us reinventing the wheel