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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Count for ( গণ্য হওয়া ) His advice counts for nothing.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.

Idioms:

  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • Part and parcel ( অবিচ্ছেদ্য অংশ ) Discipline is part and parcel of administration.
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.