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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Pretend to ( ভান করা ) He does not pretend to high birth.
  • Absorbed in ( নিবিষ্ট ; মগ্ন ) Scientist is absorbed in experiment
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Accused of ( অভিযুক্ত ) He is accused of corruption.
  • Differ with ( ভিন্ন মত হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) I differ with you on this point.

Idioms:

  • Now and then ( মাঝে মাঝে ) He comes here now and then.
  • put the cart before the horse ( স্বাভাবিক অবস্থা উলটাইয়া দেওয়া ; অস্বাভাবিক অবস্থা পরিণত করা )
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • A rainy day ( দুর্দিন ) Everybody should save something for rainy day.
  • As if ( যেন ) He swims so beautifully as if he is the Olympic gold medalist.