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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Ignorant of ( অজ্ঞ ) He is ignorant of this rule.
  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.
  • Live beyond ( বাঁচা ) He lives beyond his means.
  • Subject to ( শর্তাধীন ) This is subject to approval of the committee.

Idioms:

  • Fight shy ( এড়িয়ে চলা ) Why do you fight shy of your teacher.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • At large ( স্বাধীন ) The anti-socials are still at large.