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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Blind to ( দোষের প্রতি অন্ধ ) He is blind to his won faults.
  • Hunger for ( তীব্র আকাঙ্খা ) His hunger for knowledge surprised us.
  • Stare at ( একদৃষ্টিতে তাকানো ) She stared at me.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.

Idioms:

  • Breathe one's last ( মারা যাওয়া ) The old man breathed his last on Sunday last.
  • keep your chin up ( সুখি হওয়া ) His attempt keep your chin up
  • Carry the day ( জয়লাভ করা ) Rajib, the best player of the school, carried the day in the annual sports.
  • Dead against ( তীব্র বিরোধী ) I am dead against his proposal.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.