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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.
  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Proud of ( গর্বিত ) He is proud of his position.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.
  • Obsessed by ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is obsessed by the idea.

Idioms:

  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • when pigs fly ( কখনও না ) I will help you when pigs fly
  • Man of straw ( অপদার্থ লোক ) We do not care a fig for a man of straw like him.
  • Dead language ( যে ভাষা এখন আর কথ্য নয় ) Sanskrit is a rich language, but it is now a dead language.
  • be up and doing ( উঠে-পড়ে লাগা )
  • Hold water ( ধোপে টেকা ; কার্যকরি হওয়া ) This policy will not hold water in this situation.