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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Indulge in ( আসক্ত হওয়া ) He indulge in drugs.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.

Idioms:

  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Bag and baggage ( তল্পিতল্পাসহ ) He left the place bag and baggage.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.