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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Afraid of ( ভীত ) I am not afraid of ghosts.
  • Smile on ( অনুগ্রহ করা ) Fortune smiled on him.
  • Acquit of ( খালাস দেওয়া ) High court acquit him of the charge.
  • Quick at ( চটপটে ) He is quick at figures.
  • Bent on ( ঝোঁক ) He is bent on playing cricket.
  • Preside over ( সভাপতিত্ব করা ) He presided over the meeting.

Idioms:

  • Crocodile tears ( ময়া কান্না ) He shed crocodile tears at our misery.
  • Bring to book ( শাস্তি দেওয়া ) He should be brought to book for his misconduct.
  • To and fro ( এদিন-ওদিক ) Being unable to make up his mind the man is walking to and fro.
  • Above board ( সংশয়হীন ভাবে নির্দোষ ) His activities are open and above board.
  • Book worm ( গ্রন্থকীট ) Don't be a book worm.
  • At the eleventh hour ( শেষ মুহূর্তে ) he doctor came to the patient at the eleventh hour.