"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
  • Guess at ( অনুমান করা ) Can you guess at her age?
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Burst out ( ফেটে পড়া ) He burst out laughing at my joke.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Eligible for ( যোগ্য ) He is eligible for the post.

Idioms:

  • Hue and cry ( শোরগোল ) The villagers raised a hue and cry to see the thief.
  • Turn down ( প্রত্যাখান করা ) He turned down my proposal.
  • At once finger ends ( নখদর্পণে ) All these facts are at his finger ends.
  • Null and void ( বাতিল ) The deed has been null and void now.
  • Set free ( মুক্ত করা ) The prisoners were set free.
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.