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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Late in ( দেরি ) Why are you so late in coming?
  • Blind of ( দৃষ্টিশক্তিতে অন্ধ ) He is blind of one eye.
  • Lament for ( বিলাপ করা ) She lamented for her child.
  • Object to ( আপত্তি করা ) He objected to my proposal.
  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.

Idioms:

  • By no means ( কোন ভাবেই না ) I shall by no means call on him.
  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • By and by ( শীঘ্র ) He will come here by and by.
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Bad blood ( মনোমালিন্য ; শত্রতা ; দ্বেষ ) Now there is bad blood between the two brothers.