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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.
  • Favourable to ( অনুকূল (ব্যক্তি) ) This situation is favourable to me for doing this.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Rest upon ( নির্ভর করা ; বিশ্বাসস্থাপন করা ) I rest upon your promise.
  • Occupied in ( নিয়োজিত ) He is occupied in writing a letter.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.

Idioms:

  • Catch red handed ( হাতে নাতে ধরা ) The thief was caught red handed.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • by dint of ( ফলে (সাধারণত বল প্রয়োগের ফলে) )