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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Difference between ( পার্থক্য ) There is no difference between the two brothers.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Obsessed with ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed with the idea.

Idioms:

  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.