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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Wonder at ( অবাক হওয়া ) I wonder at his ignorance.
  • Confined in ( আবদ্ধ (কক্ষ) ) He is confined in a room for five days.
  • Jump at ( আগ্রহ সহকারে গ্রহণ করা ) Do not jump at the offer.
  • Pass away ( মারা যাওয়া ) He passes away last night.
  • End in ( শেষ হওয়া ) All his plans ended in smoke.
  • Desire for ( ইচ্ছা ) He has no desire for fame.

Idioms:

  • queer go ( অদ্ভুত ব্যপার )
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • Call a spade a spade ( অপ্রিয় সত্য কথা বলা ) I have no hesitation to call a spade a spade.
  • All but ( প্রায় ) The poor villagers are all but ruined.
  • hold your horses ( সবুর করা ; ধৈর্য ধরা ) Hold your horses in trouble, you will get your reward.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.