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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Attend upon ( সেবা করা ) She attends upon her mother.
  • Deaf of ( বধির ) He is deaf of one ear.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Resign to ( আত্মসমর্পন করা (স্বয়ং) ) I resigned myself to fate
  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.

Idioms:

  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • Turn over a new leaf ( নূতনের সূচনা ) After his failure he turned over a new leaf.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.