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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Prior to ( পূর্বে ) Prior to that, he was in a wretched condition.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Offensive to ( বিরক্তিকর ) This acrid smell is offensive to me.
  • Mourn over ( শোক করা ) Don't mourn over the dead.

Idioms:

  • All on a sudden ( হঠাৎ ) All on a sudden a tiger came out of the bush.
  • In vogue ( চালু ) This custom is not in vogue now.
  • A black sheep ( কুলাঙ্গার ) Tom is a black sheep in their family
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.