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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prefer to ( অধিক পছন্দ করা ) I prefer coffee to tea.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.

Idioms:

  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • At all ( আদৌ ) He does not know French at all.
  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )