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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Trust to ( বিশ্বাস করা (ব্যক্তি) ) You may trust the work to me.
  • Require of ( প্রয়োজন হওয়া (কোন কিছু) ) I required a loan of him.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.
  • Based on ( ভিত্তি থাকা ) Your remarks were not based on the facts.

Idioms:

  • On the contrary ( বিপরীত পক্ষে ) I do not hate him: on the contrary I love him.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • At a stretch ( একটানা ) He can run ten miles at a stretch.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.