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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.
  • Dedicate to ( উৎসর্গ করা ) This book is dedicated to his father.
  • Exempt from ( রেহাই দেওয়া ) He was exempted from the fine.
  • Tell upon ( ক্ষতি করা ) Over-eating tells upon health.

Idioms:

  • Gift of the gab ( বাককটুতা ) An advocate should have the gift of the gab.
  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • For good ( চিরকালের জন্য ) He left the country for good.
  • Out of date ( অপ্রচলিত ) This fashion is now out of date.
  • Hard nut to crack ( কঠিন সমস্যা ) The problem of adult education is really a hard nut to crack.