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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Prompt at ( চটপটে (ব্যক্তিত্ব) ) He is prompt at figures.
  • Rejoice at ( আনন্দ করা ) Every one rejoiced at her success.
  • Eager about ( আগ্রহী ) He is eager about the result.
  • Look over ( পরীক্ষা করা ) He is looking over the answer papers.
  • Burst into ( ভেঙ্গে পড়া ) He burst into tears at the sad news
  • Rid of ( মুক্ত হওয়া ) Get rid of bad company.

Idioms:

  • Beat about the bush ( কাজের কথায় না এসে আজেবাজে কথা বলা ) Please come to the point without beating about the bush
  • Bird of a feather ( এক রকম স্বভাবের লোক ) Birds of a feather flock together.
  • Rank and file ( সাধারণ লোক ) We should pay attention to the rank and file of the country.
  • Build castles in the air ( আকাশ কুসুম চিন্তা করা ) Don't idle away your time in building castles in the air.
  • At dagger drawn ( খড়গহস্ত ) The two brothers are now at daggers drawn.
  • Burning question ( তীব্র বিতর্কের বিষয় ) The problem of the dowry system is the burning question of the day.