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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Look up ( শব্দার্থ খোঁজা ) Look up the word in the dictionary.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Sick of ( পীড়িত, ক্লান্ত ) He is sick for home.
  • Disgrace to ( কলঙ্ক ) He is disgrace to his family.
  • Acquainted with ( পরিচিত ) I am acquainted with her.

Idioms:

  • Black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) He is a black sheep in his family.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.
  • Widow's mite ( দরিদ্রর ক্ষুদ্র দান ) A widow's mite is no less important than a large contribution of a rich man.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.