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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.
  • Void of ( বিহীন ) He is void of common sense.

Idioms:

  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • A bed of roses thorns ( কন্টকময় জীবন ) Life is nothing but a bed of roses.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.
  • At arm’s length ( দূরে ) Try to keep the bad boy at arm’s length.
  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )