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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Listen to ( শোনা ) Listen to the news on the radio.
  • Search for ( অনুসন্ধান ) Their search for the thing was of no avail.
  • Appeal to ( আবেদন করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He appealed to the Headmaster for pardon.
  • Sanguine of ( নিশ্চিত ) She is sanguine of her success.
  • Boast of ( গর্ব করা ) Do not boast of your wealth.
  • Sensitive to ( সংবেদনশীল ) She is sensitive to cold.

Idioms:

  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • host in himself ( একাই একশ )
  • By hook or by crook ( যে কোন উপায়ে ) You must do this work by hook or by crook.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.
  • Slip of the tongue ( বলায় সামান্য ভুল ) This is a slip of the tongue, don't lay much stress on it.
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.