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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Weak in ( কাঁচা ) He is weak in Mathematics.
  • Good at ( দক্ষ ) He is good at tennis.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Depend on ( নির্ভর করা ) Success depends on hard work.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).

Idioms:

  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • Bosom friend ( অন্তরঙ্গ বন্ধু ) Rifat is my bosom friend.
  • Cut a sorry figure ( খারাপ ফল করা ) He cuts a sorry figure in the examination.
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Sink in ( আবদ্ধ হওয়া, ডুবে যাওয়া ) He sank in mud or the ship sank into the sea.
  • but me no buts ( কিন্তু কিন্তু করো না )