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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Consist of ( গঠিত হওয়া ) This class consists of fifty boys and thirty girls.
  • Live for ( বেঁচে থাকা ) He lives for fame.
  • Jealous of ( ঈর্ষা পরায়ণ ) I am not at all jealous of his fortune.
  • Due to ( কারণে ) His absence is due to illness.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.

Idioms:

  • In full swing ( পুরাদমে ) The school is now in full swing.
  • At a loss ( হতবু্দ্ধি ; কিংকর্তব্যবিমূঢ় ) He was at a loss and did not know what to do.
  • Hard and fast ( বাঁধা ধরা ) There is no such hard and fast rule in this matter.
  • At sixes and sevens ( বিশৃঙ্খলা অবস্থায় ) All the furniture in the room were at sixes and sevens.
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.