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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Aptitude for ( স্বাভাবিক দক্ষতা ) I have no aptitude for Mathematics.
  • Parallel to ( সমান্তরাল ) This line is parallel to that.
  • Certain of ( নিশ্চিত ) He is now certain of his ground.
  • Anxious for ( উদ্বিগ্ন ) He is anxious for getting a job.
  • Count upon ( নির্ভর করা ) I count upon your help for this work.

Idioms:

  • In vain ( বৃথা ) All his attempts were in vain.
  • word of no implication ( কথার কথা )
  • By chance ( দৈবাৎ ) I met him on the way by chance.
  • to the bad ( মন্দাবস্থায় ; ঘাটতি অবস্থায় )
  • Curry favour ( তোষামোদ করিয়ে প্রিয় হওয়া ) He knows how to curry favour with officers.
  • walk in someone shoes ( কারো অভিজ্ঞতা বা অবস্থানে থাকা বোঝায় ) When you walk in my shoes, you might understand.