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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Render into ( অনুবাদ করা ) Render the passage into Hindi.
  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Affection for ( স্নেহ ) The teacher feels affection for every pupils.
  • Involved in ( জড়িত ) He is involved in the plot.

Idioms:

  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Cats and dogs ( মূষল ধারে ) It was raining cats and dogs.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.