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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Dull at ( কাঁচা ) He is dull at Physics.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Feel for ( সহানুভূতি অনুভব করা ) I feel for you in your trouble.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Limit to ( সীমা ) You should have a limit to your demands.

Idioms:

  • Irony of fate ( ভাগ্যের পরিহাস ) He could not succeed by irony of fate.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Take to heart ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) He took his remark to heart.
  • big cheese ( দলের বা পরিবারের সবচেয়ে গুরুত্বপূর্ণ ব্যক্তি ) He is the big cheese who control everything in our group.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.