"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.
  • Similar to ( সদৃশ ) This pen is similar to that.
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Mad with ( উন্মাদ প্রায় ) He is mad with pain.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.

Idioms:

  • By leaps and bounds ( অতি দ্রুতগতিতে ) The population of Bangladesh is increasing by leaps and bounds.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Kith and kin ( নিকট আত্মীয় ) He has no good relationship with his kith and kin.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • Bid fair ( ভালো কিছু আশা করা ) He bids fair to be a good doctor.
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.