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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Disgusted at ( বিরক্ত ) I am disgusted with him at his conduct.
  • Zeal for ( প্রবল উৎসাহ ) He has a zeal for social work.
  • Angry with ( রাগান্বিত (ব্যক্তি) ) He is angry with me for speaking against him.
  • Dispose of ( বিক্রয় করা ) He disposed of his books.
  • Engaged to ( বাগদত্ত ) Lila was engaged to him.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.

Idioms:

  • Fish out of water ( অস্বস্তিকর অবস্থায় ) When he came to the village, he felt like a fish out of water.
  • Do yeoman's service ( বিশেষ উপকার করা ) Raja Rammohan Roy has done yeoman's service to our country.
  • By far ( সর্বাংশে ) He is by far the best boy in the class.
  • A slow coach ( কর্মকুণ্ঠ ও মন্থর ব্যাক্তি ) Roky is known as a slow coach to his friend circle.
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.