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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Envious of ( ঈর্ষান্বিত ) I am not envious of his riches.
  • Guilty of ( দোষী ) He is guilty of murder.
  • Divert from ( অন্যদিকে নেওয়া ) The loud music diverted my attention from study.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • At last ( অবশেষে ) I got my missing book at last.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.