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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Partial to ( পক্ষপাত দুষ্ট ) He is partial to his son.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Offend against ( লঙ্গন করা ) You have offended against good manners.
  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Absent from ( অনুপস্থিত ) Rifat was absent from college.

Idioms:

  • live by ones wit ( কথা বেচে খাওয়া )
  • Steer clear of ( এড়াইয়া চলা ) You must steer clear of evil company.
  • In a hurry ( তাড়াহুড়ার মধ্যে ) Don't do the work in a hurry.
  • To the backbone ( হাড়ে হাড়ে ) The boy is wicked to the backbone.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.
  • At stake ( বিপন্ন ) His life is at stake now.