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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Prompt in ( চটপটে (উত্তর) ) He is prompt in his answer.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.

Idioms:

  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.