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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Search of ( অনুসন্ধানে ব্যস্ত ) They are in search of nice bird.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Apply for ( আবেদন করা (কোন কিছু) ) He applied to the Secretary for the post.
  • Look for ( খোঁজা ) I am looking for a good job.
  • Look into ( অনুসন্ধান করা ) I am looking into the matter.
  • Look after ( দেখাশোনা করা ) There is none to look after her.

Idioms:

  • pulling your leg ( কৌতক করা ) Do not take it seriously, i was just pulling you leg
  • cringing flatterer ( খঁয়ের খা )
  • A bolt from the blue ( সম্পূর্ন অপ্রত্যাশিত ) The news of his father's death came to him as a bolt from the blue.
  • Take to one's heels ( ছুটিয়া পালানো ) The thieves took to their heels to see the police.
  • Cut to the quick ( মর্মাহত হওয়া ) I was cut to the quick by his words.
  • By and large ( প্রধানতঃ ) People in our village are by and large farmers.