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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Talk to ( কথা বলা (ব্যক্তি) ) I am talking to (with) Mr. Roy.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Supply with ( যোগান দেওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) He supplied us with food.

Idioms:

  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Round the clock ( সমস্ত দিন ) He is working round the clock.
  • Lame excuse ( বাজে গুজব ) This lame excuse will to do.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.