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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.
  • Wish for ( আকাঙ্খা করা ) I do not wish for name and fame.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Capacity for ( যোগ্যতা ) He has a capacity for hard work.

Idioms:

  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • By all means ( সবর্প্রকার ) Try to do it by all means.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • In time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) He reached the station in time.