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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Zest for ( অনুরাগ ) She has no zest for music.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Deal in ( ব্যবসা করা ) He deals in rice.
  • False to ( মিথ্যাবাদী ) I cannot be false to my friend.
  • Pleased at ( সন্তুষ্ট (কোনকিছু) ) I am pleased at the news.
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.

Idioms:

  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Apple of discord ( বিবাদেয় বিষয় ) The paternal property has become an apple of discord between the two brothers.
  • Maiden speech ( প্রথম বক্তৃতা ) His maiden speech fell flat on the audience.
  • slap on the wrist ( মৃদু শাস্তি ) Although he broke the rules, he was only given a slap on the wrist
  • know from a bare hint ( এক আঁচরেই বোঝা )