"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.
  • Wait on ( সেবা করা ) The nurse waited on the patient.
  • Dull of ( বোধশক্তিহীন ) He is dull of understanding.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.

Idioms:

  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • A bed of roses ( সুখ-স্বাচ্ছন্দ্যপূর্ণ জীবন ) Many people think that life is a bed of roses
  • At least ( অন্ততঃ ) At least one hundred boys will come to school today.
  • till the cows come home ( অনেক সময় ধরে ) I could play outside till the cows come home
  • be in ones bad books ( কারও অপ্রিয় হওয়া )