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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Equal to ( সমতুল্য (কাজ) ) He rose equal to the occasion.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.

Idioms:

  • 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.
  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.