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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Persist in ( লেগে থাকা ) He persisted in disturbing me.
  • Angry at ( রাগান্বিত (কারো আচরণ) ) I am angry at your conduct.
  • Fill with ( পরিপূর্ণ ) This tank is filled with water.
  • Tide over ( অতিক্রম করা ) He will soon tide over the difficulty.
  • Kind of ( প্রকার ) What kind of paper is it?
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.

Idioms:

  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Fish in a troubled water ( এলোমোলো অবস্থায় সুযোগ নেওয়া ) He made a lot of money by fishing in a troubled water.
  • In a nut shell ( খুব সংক্ষেপে ) Tell the story in a nut shell.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Take one to task ( তিরস্কার করা ) He was taken to task for negligence of duty.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.