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

Appropriate Preposition:

  • Displeased at ( অসন্তুষ্ট ) I am displeased with him at his conduct.
  • Smell of ( গন্ধ দেয় ) This glass smells of wine.
  • Deaf to ( শুনতে অনিচ্ছুক ) He is deaf to my request.
  • Compare with ( তুলনা করা (সদৃশ বস্তু) ) Rabindranath may be compared with Shakespeare.
  • Polite in ( নম্র ) He is polite in his manners. (Polite to strangers).
  • Part from ( বিচ্ছিন্ন হওয়া (ব্যক্তি) ) He parted form his friend.

Idioms:

  • Weal and woe ( সুখ-দুঃখ ) Human life is full of weal and woe.
  • Dead of night ( মধ্য রাত্রি ) The robbers broke into the house at dead of night.
  • Nip in the bud ( অঙ্কুরে বিনষ্ট করা ) All his hopes were nipped in the bud.
  • throw dust in ones hands full ( কারো চোখে ধূলো দেওয়া )
  • On the spur of the moment ( মুহুর্তের উত্তেজনায় ) He did it on the spur of the moment.
  • On the wane ( হ্রাসমান ) His fame is on the wane now.