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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Affectionate to ( স্নেহশীল ) He is affectionate to me.
  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.