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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Blush with (for) ( লজ্জায় রাঙা হওয়া ) She blushed with shame.
  • According to ( অনুসারে ) According to his order i went there.
  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.

Idioms:

  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • A blessing in disguise ( বিপরীতে হিত ; প্রথমে খারাপ হিসেবে মনে হলেও পরবর্তীতে ভালো হয় ) Sam's motorcycle accident was a blessing in disguise because he got enough insurance money.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • All at once ( হঠাৎ ) All at once a tiger came out of the forest.