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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Junior to ( নিম্নপদস্থ ; বয়সে কম ) He is junior to me in service.
  • Die in ( মারা যাওয়া (শান্তি) ) Let me die in peace.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Argue against ( যূক্তি দেখানো (কোন কিছু) ) I argued with him against the point.

Idioms:

  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.