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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • True to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is true to his master.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Aloof from ( দূরে থাকা ) Keep yourself aloof from bad company.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.

Idioms:

  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Stick to ( দৃঢ়ভাবে লেগে থাকা ) He sticks to his decision.
  • From hand to mouth ( দিন আনে দিন খায় ) The poor man lives form hand to mouth.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • tickled pink ( খুব খুশি করানো ) She was tickled pink by the good news.