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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Busy with ( ব্যস্ত ) He is busy with his studies.
  • Close to ( নিকটে ) The school is very close to our house.

Idioms:

  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Above all ( প্রধানত ; সর্বোপরি ) We should be kind, polite, and above all honest.