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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Familiar with ( সুপরিচিত ) He is familiar with my brother.
  • Officiate in ( পরিবর্তে কাজ করা (পদ) ) He officiated for me in that post.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • Chip of the old block ( বাপকা বেটা ) He is a chip of the old black.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.