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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Liking for ( রুচি ) She has a liking for music.
  • Prone to ( ঝোঁক আছে এমন ) He is prone to idleness.
  • Popular with ( জনপ্রিয় ) He is popular with all for his good behaviour.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Obsessed with ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed with the idea.

Idioms:

  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • a rotten apple ( কোনো একটা দলের সব ভালোর মধ্যে খারাপ বা মন্দটা ) In any group of average citizens there are bound to be a few rotten apples.
  • Slip of the pen ( লেখায় অসতর্কতাবশতঃ সামান্য ভুল ) This mistake is due to a slip of the pen.
  • In the nick of time ( ঠিক সময়ে ) The school team arrived in the nick of time.
  • Read between the lines ( তাৎপর্য বোঝা ) Try to read between the lines of the letter.