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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Insist on ( জিদ করা ) He insisted on my going home.
  • Pleased with ( সন্তুষ্ট ) I am pleased with him.
  • Confident of ( স্থির বিশ্বাসী ) I am confident of success.
  • Hanker after ( লালায়িত হওয়া ) Do not hanker after wealth.
  • Respect of ( সম্বন্ধে ) He is junior to me in respect of service.

Idioms:

  • In fine ( পরিশেষ ) In fine he declared his plan.
  • As it were ( যেন ) The sun is, as it were , the lamp of the universe.
  • After all ( সবকিছু সত্ত্বেও ) After all, he is a patriot.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • To the letter ( অক্ষরে অক্ষরে ) He followed my advice to the letter.
  • reap the harvest of sin ( কর্ম ভোগ করা )