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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Indifferent to ( উদাসীন ) He is indifferent to our problem.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Inquire about ( অনুসন্ধান করা (কোন ব্যপার) ) I inquired of him about (into) the matter.
  • Commence on ( শুরু করা ) Our examination commences on the 3rd July.
  • Aim at ( লক্ষ্য করা ) He aimed his gun at he bird.

Idioms:

  • In a hurry ( তাড়াহুড়ার মধ্যে ) Don't do the work in a hurry.
  • Out of order ( বিকল ) This car is out of order.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • Die in harness ( কর্মরত অবস্থায় মারা যাওয়া ) Dr. Sen died in harness.
  • 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.
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.