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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Brood on (over) ( মন খারাপ করা ) Do not brood over your misfortune.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Liable to ( দায়ী ) He is liable to fine for his misconduct.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.

Idioms:

  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • In lieu of ( পরিবর্তে ) Give me this pen in lieu of that.
  • feather ones nest ( কাজ গুছিয়ে নেওয়া )
  • In one's teens ( তের থেকে উনিশ বছর বয়সের মধ্যে ) She is yet in her teens.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.