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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Kind to ( সদয় ) She is very kind to the children.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Escape by ( রক্ষা করা ) He escaped by a hair breadth.
  • Respect to ( সম্বন্ধে ) We are talking with respect to that matter.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Despair of ( নিরাশ হওয়া ) Do not despair of success.

Idioms:

  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Through thick and thin ( বাধা বিপত্তির মধ্য দিয়ে ) Reveka followed her husband through thick and thin.
  • under the weather ( ভাল না ; অসুস্থ ) I've been feeling under the weather
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush