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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Access to ( প্রবেশ অধিকার ) Public has no access to this area.

Idioms:

  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.