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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Pride on ( গর্ব করা ) He prides himself on his high birth.
  • Proportionate to ( আনুপাতিক ) Punishment should be proportionate to offence.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.

Idioms:

  • be bad at ( দক্ষ না হওয়া )
  • Birds eye view ( মোটামোটি ধারণা ; এক নজর ) He took a bird’s eye view of the flood-stricken area from an aeroplane.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Far and wide ( সর্বত্র ) His fame as a scholar spread far and wide