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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Retire from ( অবসর লওয়া ) He retired from service on a pension.
  • Attend on ( সেবা করা ) She attends on her mother.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Deal with ( ব্যবহার করা ) He deals well with the customers.

Idioms:

  • Gala Day ( উৎসবের দিন ) The 15th August is a gala day to the Indians.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • Red tape ( লাল ফিতার বাঁধন ; আমলাতান্ত্রিকতা ) Red tapism causes delay in official work.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • Tooth and nail ( তীব্রভাবে ) He fought tooth and nail against his enemy.