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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Control over ( নিয়ন্ত্রণ ) He has no control over his brother.
  • Beware of ( সতর্ক হওয়া ) Beware of pick-pockets.
  • Part with ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (কোন জিনিস) ) She parted with the ring.
  • Endowed with ( ভূষিত ) He is endowed with talents.
  • Ashamed of ( লজ্জিত ) He is not ashamed of his conduct.

Idioms:

  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • On the whole ( মোটের উপর ) On the whole, his conduct is good.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.