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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Occur to ( মনে হওয়া ) The idea never occurred to me.
  • Come of ( জন্মগ্রহণ করা ) He comes of a noble family.
  • Contrary to ( বিপরীত ) His action is contrary to his words.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Eager for ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager for promotion in service.
  • Key to ( সমাধানের উপায় ) He has found out the key to his problem.

Idioms:

  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Three R's ( প্রাথমিক শিক্ষা ) The majority of our people have not yet learnt the three R's.
  • Out of sorts ( ঈষৎ অসুস্থ ) He is out of sorts now.