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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Diffident of ( সন্দিগ্ধ ) I am diffident of success.
  • Deprived of ( বঞ্চিত ) He was deprived of his property.
  • Overcome by ( দমন করা ) He was overcome by anger.
  • Taste for ( রুচি ) She has no taste for music.
  • in favour of ( পক্ষে ) He spoke in favour of his friend.

Idioms:

  • have a bad time ( দুশ্চিন্তায় কাল কাটানো ; দুঃসময়ে পড়া )
  • loose cannon ( অপ্রত্যাশিত ) He is a bit of a loose cannon.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • By fits and starts ( অনিয়মিত ; মাঝে মাঝে ) He works by fits and starts.
  • Stone's throw ( অতি নিকটে ) Our school is at a stone's throw form our house.
  • Turn a deaf ear to ( মনোযোগ না দেওয়া ) He turned a deaf ear to my proposal.