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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Inferior to ( নিকৃষ্ট ; হীন ) He is inferior to his neighbour.
  • Live within ( বাঁচা ) He live within his means
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Cope with ( সামলানো ) I cannot cope with the situation.

Idioms:

  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Moot point ( অমীমাংসিত বিষয় ) Dowry system is still a moot point in Bangladesh.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.