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

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Appropriate Preposition:

  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Lame of ( খোঁড়া ) He is lame of one leg.
  • Sentence to ( দন্ডাদেশ দেওয়া ) He was sentenced to death for murder.
  • Vain of ( অহঙ্কারী ) She is vain of her beauty.
  • Hard at ( উদ্যমী ) He is hard at work before examination.

Idioms:

  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • in the doldrums ( উদাসীন ভাবাপন্ন )
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.
  • At one’s own sweet will ( খুশি মতো ) He still does it at his own sweet will.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • clever hit ( কথার মতন কথা )