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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Abound in ( প্রচুর পরিমাণে থাকা ) Fish abounds in this river.
  • Indebted to ( ঋণী ; কৃতজ্ঞ ) I am indebted to him for this help.
  • Conscious of ( সচেতন ) He is conscious of his weakness.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Adjacent to ( সংলগ্ন ) Her college is adjacent to her house.
  • Marry to ( বিবাহ দেওয়া ) He married his daughter to a rich man.

Idioms:

  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.
  • Wild goose chase ( পন্ডশ্রম ) Do not waste time in wild goose chase.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Call to mind ( স্মরণ করা ) I cannot call to mind your name.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.