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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Dislike for ( অপছন্দ ) He has dislike for dogs.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.
  • Plead for ( ওকালতি করা (কোনকিছু) ) I pleaded with him for justice (against the wrong done to me).
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.
  • Senior to ( বয়সে বড়, উচ্চপদস্থ ) He is senior to me by four years.

Idioms:

  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • At random ( বেপরোয়া ; এলোমেলো ) He hit the ball at random.
  • Heart and soul ( সর্বান্তঃকরণে ) Try heard and soul and you will succeed.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.