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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Mourn for ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn for the dead.
  • Engaged with ( নিযুক্ত (ব্যক্তি) ) I was engaged with him in talk.
  • Refer to ( বিচারার্থে পাঠানো ) Refer the matter to him for enquiry.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.

Idioms:

  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • Man of letters ( পন্ডিত লোক ) Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was a man of letters.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.