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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Send for ( ডেকে পাঠানো ) Send for a doctor immediately.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Part with ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) She parted with the ring.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.

Idioms:

  • set a naught ( কলা দেখানো )
  • Lion's share ( সিংহভাগ ) He took the lion's share of the profit.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Achilles heel ( দুর্বলতা বা ত্রুটি ) He is trying to hide but everybody knows his achilles' heel
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.