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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Loyal to ( বিশ্বস্ত ) He is loyal to his master.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Warn of ( সতর্ক করা ) He warned me of the danger.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.

Idioms:

  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.