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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Favour with ( অনুগত করা ) Would you favour me with an early reply?
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Excel in ( তুলনামূলক ভাবে সুন্দর হওয়া ) He excels in painting.

Idioms:

  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • Cock and bull story ( গাঁজাখুরি গল্প ) Nobody will believe your cock and bull story
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • Bone of contention ( বিবাদের বিষয় ) The paternal property is the bone of contention between the two brothers.