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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.
  • Glance at ( চোখ বুলিয়ে নেওয়া ) He glanced at me casually.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • To the contrary ( কাহারও বক্তব্যের বিপক্ষে ) In the court he said nothing to the contrary.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • In black and white ( লিখিতভাবে ) Put down the statement in black and white.
  • At once back and call ( বাধ্য ) He is always at my back and call.