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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Angry at ( রাগান্বিত (কারো আচরণ) ) I am angry at your conduct.
  • Trust to ( বিশ্বাস করা (ব্যক্তি) ) You may trust the work to me.
  • Anxious about ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) I am anxious about my health.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.

Idioms:

  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.