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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Excuse for ( অব্যাহতি দেওয়া ) He will not be excused for coming late.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.

Idioms:

  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )
  • End in smoke ( ব্যর্থ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • At bay ( কোনঠাসা ) The tiger was at bay in the bush.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.