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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Supply to ( যোগান দেওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He supplied food to us.

Idioms:

  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • Make both ends meet ( আয়ব্যয় মেলানো ) I cannot make both ends meet with my small income.