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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Long for ( কামনা করা ) He longed for fame.
  • Slow of ( ধীর ) He is slow of speech. He is slow at figures. He is slow in writing.
  • Fond of ( অনুরাগী ) Children are fond of sweets.
  • Triumph over ( জয় করা ) Jim and Della triumphed over their poverty.
  • Enquire of ( অনুসন্ধান করা (ব্যক্তি) ) He enquired of me into the matter.
  • Take after ( সদৃশ হওয়া ) The boy takes after his father.

Idioms:

  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • Household word ( সকলের পরিচিত নাম ) Mother Teresa's name has now become a household word.
  • ABC ( প্রাথমিক জ্ঞান ) Everybody must know at least the ABC of religion.
  • be on ones back ( একেবারে কুপোকাত )
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.
  • At home ( দক্ষ ) He is at home in mathematics.