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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Fatal to ( মারাত্মক ) he doctor's mistake proved fatal to his life.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Invite to ( নিমন্ত্রণ করা ) I invited him to dinner.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Make for ( অগ্রসর হওয়া ) The ship made for England.

Idioms:

  • In no time ( শীঘ্র ) He will finish the work in no time.
  • As usual ( যথারীতি ) He is late as usual.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • At all events ( যাই ঘটুক সব ক্ষেত্রেই ) I shall stand by him at all events.
  • At one’s wit’s end ( হতবুদ্ধি ) He was at his wit’s end and did not know what to do.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.